American States Water Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Water, Electric, and Contracted Services. The company purchases, produces, and distributes water in 75 communities in 10 counties in California; and distributes electricity to the City of Big Bear Lake and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, California. As of February 25, 2015, it served approximately 258,000 water customers and 24,000 electric customers. The company also provides water and/or wastewater services, including the operation, maintenance, renewal, and replacement of the water and/or wastewater systems at various military installations. American States Water Company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in San Dimas, California.